Arlington, VA

Incident Manager

Job Specs

Code:
4910863002
Department:
Cyber Defense
Date:
20-10-08
Offices:

Job Description:

XOR Security is currently seeking an experienced Cyber Incident Manager. The goals of this position will be to achieve the following:

Responsibilities:

  • Researching and compiling known resolution steps or workarounds to enable mitigation of potential Computer Network Defense incidents within the enterprise
  • Applying knowledge of the tactics, techniques, and procedures of various criminal, insider, hacktivist, and nation state threat actors to identify and validate threats
  • Applying cybersecurity concepts to the detection and defense of intrusions into small, and large-scale IT networks, and conduct cursory analysis of log data
  • Conducting cursory analysis of log data
  • Monitoring external data sources (e.g., Computer Network Defense vendor sites, Computer Emergency Response Teams [CERTs], SANS, Security Focus) to maintain currency of Computer Network Defense threat condition and determine which security issues may have an impact on the enterprise
  • Identifying the cause of an incident and recognizing the key elements to ask external entities when learning the background and potential infection vector of an incident
  • Receiving and analyzing network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts
  •  Tracking and documenting Computer Network Defense (CND) incidents from initial detection through final resolution
  • Working with other components within the organization to obtain and coordinate information pertaining to ongoing incidents.
  • Providing support during assigned shifts (2:00 PM - 10:30 PM ET or 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM ET and 12-hour weekend shifts)

Required Skills:

  • U.S. Citizenship - Must have an active TS/SCI clearance - Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • 2+ years of directly relevant experience in cyber incident management or cybersecurity operations - Knowledge of incident response and handling methodologies
  • Knowledge of the NCCIC National Cyber Incident Scoring System to be able to prioritize triaging of incident
  • Knowledge of general attack stages (e.g., foot printing and scanning, enumeration, gaining access, escalation of privileges, maintaining access, network exploitation, covering tracks, etc.)
  • Skill in recognizing and categorizing types of vulnerabilities and associated attacks
  • Knowledge of basic system administration and operating system hardening techniques
  • Knowledge of Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations - Knowledge of different operational threat environments (e.g., first generation [script kiddies], second generation [non nation-state sponsored], and third generation [nation-state sponsored])
  • Knowledge of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities (e.g., buffer overflow, mobile code, cross-site scripting, PL/SQL and injections, race conditions, covert channel, replay, return- oriented attacks, and malicious code)
  • Must be able to work collaboratively across physical locations

Desired Certifications:

  • Knowledge of basic system administration and operating system hardening techniques - Knowledge of Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Knowledge of different operational threat environments (e.g., first generation [script kiddies], second generation [non nation-state sponsored], and third generation [nation-state sponsored])
  • Knowledge of system and application security threats and vulnerabilities (e.g., buffer overflow, mobile code, cross-site scripting, PL/SQL and injections, race conditions, covert channel, replay, return- oriented attacks, and malicious code)
  • Required Education: BS Incident Management, Operations Management, Cybersecurity or related degree. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education. Desired Certifications: GCIH, GCFA GISP, GCED, CCFP or CISSP

Closing Statement:

XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from the first day of employment, 401k with a vested company match, vacation and supplemental insurance benefits.

XOR Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V.

Citizenship Clearance Requirement - Applicants selected must meet background investigation eligibility requirements.